Volume 6

redescriptions Volume 6

Published in 2002

Contents 2002, Volume 6

Editorial

Eerik Lagerspetz

Is Political Theory Politically Interesting?, 5

 

Articles

Topic 1: Anglo-American Approaches to Intellectual History and Political Theory


Terence Ball

Confessions of a Conceptual Historian, 11

 

Petri Koikkalainen & Sami Syrjämäki

Interview with Quentin Skinner, 32

Quentin Skinner on Encountering the Past, 34

 

Topic 2: Rhetoric and Conceptual Change 

 

Angus Gowland

Ancient and Renaissance Rhetoric and the History of Concepts, 67

 

Willibald Steinmetz

“A code of its own”: Rhetoric and Logic of Parliamentary

Debate in Modern Britain, 87

 

Other articles

Hubertus Buchstein

Democracy's Secret. Carl Schmitt and the German

Critique of Secret Voting, 107

 

Per Mouritsen

Virtue, Size, and Liberty. Republican Citizenship at

the American Founding, 126

 

Book reviews

Kari Palonen

A ‘Discipline of Reading’, 179

 

Contributors, 184